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McKean Citizen (Newspaper) - January 13, 1855, Smethport, PennsylvaniaNo. 30 m Kean co., pa., Jaguar Smethport vol. 1. A Cutrara answered As As he could. No boat it had been left at buc Tuio to to a laughable incident occur etre go fog to do with it to do with it y mended they might be seven a Lunatic Asylum at Lancaster Shore they would probably be in in foil the helmsman of Erie. Pariah officer he it uld not Tell How far reached. And to speak neighbourhood of Middleton took it was on a pleasant May morning that to Asylum pursuant to an he added we a steam vessel was Riding at Anchor oppo magistrates. Tho Spect ably Eop useted danger and i think if there was site the town of Buffalo on Lake Erie. Less talking and a Little More praying you know i dare Tay that Erie is of those for which America w a input and a ll9 be d from Chieti How to manage him t Stu Ying or. Adana is it Tery it 19 the Tittle honest fallow which be was going. In the journey however Soma win shouted tie Captain. Ans need Slajnar. Shouted fool a by w cried tie Captain would t catch us returning a purse that Alouso the suspicion of the Lunatic with look though Iti iad of Mobey in to his real destination at a draft of wind drove it does let s see How much there said nothing on the subject eldest of the group and Sis tence and seemed to end an attend to wrest it from Sheboy a when they arrived at a Antiste hand. A very aged in in in an alias Hocson Aste d what he was doing. He replies Only waiting Only waiting till the slip does arc i Little grow Only waiting till the Glimn of the Day t beam i till the Light of Earth faded Rura throw Fri Twil Iffla soft Grey. Only witing till the it avers have the last sheaf gathered Home for the time is faded and the autumn ii ids have come. Quicy reapers gather Quick la the last Ripe hours of my heart i or the Bloom of life is wit Lilied and i hasten to depart Only waiting till the Angels open the misty gite at whose portals i hive lingered. Weary poor and desolate. I Bear their Foo Steps to Weir t Biccs far a if the c-11 me i am wailing Only n Illing to obey. Only lie Are Little longer Gronn Only till the Glim Nitt of tic Dijt last beam 11 flon n. Trici from out the darkness huh thai Asp by Light my mini Skull gladly tread its pathway to Jie t to Ere i1 in p e tint or h tic of i. There is an c i Ntim Olu to in n milks the of in l t. 1 lip o is an tip the it never Tir it 1 in Bun in a n love that noir fail Vicin Iarj the it Eye s on i Long that 111 i ill t1 to t n1 him i hold the Zoild in Hij h ii it 1 no is the new i 1 Eiml inc t a i i ii cd Man can a i i m 1 n in ii Iii 1 i in that inc ton Ith Llinat lib nning in Torain t 1 it i fray inti Waist n and feed on blurs a Vond the Tkv reins of j of to another you might Well think you were looking on the great Ocean itself. The that was the name of the dressed gaily Vilh Rohany Bright flags the Blue Peter lie sigr Jal of her immediate sailing was her main Mast head Poiter swede hurrying along the Nan of Quay that juts out in o the Watye Boatmen quarrelling with each Othef for passengers Tia Elers hurrying Back Vard and Forward to look for their baggage friends shaking hands and Bill dog each other fare veil idlers lounging about with then hands in their pockets cab drive singling for a larger fare Anil All the various kinds of Bustle and confusion that attend the departure of a packet from a vat Ewing place. But pies Ritly the Anchor was he ived the paddles began to turn the were bet and leaving a blood Hack of foam be Hind her the Jersey stood Westward and Aid on her course Foi the town of Erie. T was a blight Blue Day and i As hour of. Or hour went by some Iii led in the conversation of politics Somo sat _ the pour nth cd ulv the Giol of n Iff Conin Illus of Hin. The Nch it ctn ibid tie i Elfric of the u to e inn ill a lie Jerin tie the it .1 tall nmn is to a v bin Olend fou Lii Idun Willai _ old gun fun an told his ton m t to under any Circum n ices a fishing on the Atli but if lie did by a 1 me ins to bring h me the fish. Won t go Guh after Are of age a habit of sneering Marks the egotist or the foul or the Knave or do Thiee a Chap stopping at one of Sheho Telfrin the City few Yolk be no inked by the waiter whether he would Given or Black ten lie did t Caie Ivi iat color it if it had plenty Sot Svreck Tynin in or. It is affirmed by scientific gentlemen that the pressure of the times if it could be As a propelling to Wor would Foice a vessel across the in to Runty Foni hours. The fro filed a shaved a Cut an split a Nigado an in try got up a Fra rred empanelled a put them in a nailed a Ham mered a judge chiselled a and bored a whole in one Day Hai since Laid Down tie and turned Carpenter. The everlasting Hills frill Cruit ble to dust but the influence of a Good Man trill never die the Earth vill grow old and pen i but virtue in the heart will Boci or Green and flourish through out eternity. The Moon and the stars ill grow aim and the Sun Roll from the heavens but True religion and undefiled will grow brighter and brighter and not cease to exist bile god Himsel shall live. I Partington is said to have noxious by asked Uncle Tom is a better Man than Enoch of biblical memory. She grounds her inquiry upon fact that she had heard that Uncle Torr Iliad been translated seven times while Enoch was translated but once. Season governs tie Wise Man and cudgels. The fool an Exchange says our Junior partner re turned a pair of browsers to his tailor last because they were too Small in the legs. By Yon told me to make them of Clit a your said tr4 tailor. Quoted for can sit Down in my Kin Bat i Llight if i can in those breeches the tailor caved in. Omit and calculated the gains of the i some Weie wapt p in the Biol with which they Wei aged and one 01 two with Vav Sofii seemed to Liang heavily composed cakes to sleep. Ini Hort one and Al Ike men i to thought that let Dange o them when it might at least it shop e in time them were come would lot be that Day. J it grew toward Fout in tie afternoon ii d tie Steamer which hae1 hitherto been be pig the Middle of the Lake the place to which it was bound lying on the Southern old John Maynard was it happened to Back the flame i Blaze up More furiously against the Saloon and the partition betwixt it and the hold were soon on file. Then Long wreaths of smoke began to find their Way through the skylight and the Captain seeing All the women Foi Ward Tho Engineer put on his utmost steam me american Flag was run up and in Token of distress water was Flung the sails to Mak and still John e them hold the Maynard stood by the Sel s Bow Tho were throwing Coats and prep wheel though now he was Cut off by a Sheet of smoke and flurries from the ship s View. Greater and greater grew the heat the engineers fled from the engine room the passengers Wero clustering round the ves Milors were sawing Plank on which to Las i the women tha boldest off their Coats and Waist ring for one Long struggle b aft Wea Liei beaten Sailor Tann d by Panyaw Iutin tempest. He hat truly a used to be contented with his situation Nonu could say that they Ever head him Ephue at his Haid labor and scanty be had in the Voist times a c void and a kind look Foi those with was often Enos sad company he tried at least and ally succeeded to say something Ood. He was known from one Leei Ful whom a into Gener for it end of Idle Erie to the Otho by the of honest Jahn Maynard and these us honesty to his neighbor Cret of us love w a for d. The land was about ten Miles Foll when he Captain coming up from Tho Cabin died out to a Dick Fletcher what s All that joke i see coming out from the it s from the i Aid the Man. Down with said the Captain. The Eailor began descending the ladder y which you go to the hold but scarcely iad he disappeared beneath the dec up he Cama again with much realer Speed. The hold s on fire he said to the Captain who by this time was is Anding close by him. The Captain rushed Down and of and the account too True. Some Sparks a 1 fallen on a bundle of Tow no Accident and now not one had s Only much of the for life. And still the coast grew planet and plainer the paddles As yet worked Well they could not be More than a mile my the Ghanie and boats were even now tailing to their assistance. John Macnaul " cried the Captain. Ate sir f said John. Five minutes longer 7" i can try sir i and he did try the flies came Nealei ind nearer a Sheet of smoke would sometimes almost suffocate bin and hit. Lair was Sig Pijl blood seemed on fire with great douching As far Back As he could he held the wheel firmly us left hand till the flesh shrivelled and in the Luggage but the sides of the Vess isl were in a smouldering flame. All hands passengers As Wero called together and two being made one on each bide of the hold buckets of water were passed and repay set they filled from the Lake they flew along Aline of ready hands Weie dashed hissing on the burning Mast and then passed on tin other Side to be filled. For some minutes it seem Iid As if the flames were subdued. In the meantime the woman on Board Weie clustering round John May njord the Only Man unemployed who was capable of answer ing their questions. Evlow far it it to land How Long shall we be getting in it it not very deep i can they see i from the Beldiman too late Lin the evening to proceed Asylum i and they took up their Quarter for Tho night at the into. Very Early in the morning Tho Lunatic got up searched the pockets of theoflice where to found the magistrates older for Bis own detention which of course let him completely in o the secret. With that Cun Ning in Iii madmen not in frequently Dis play he Majo the Best of his Way to Tho Asylum saw one of the keepers and told him that he via got a sad mad follow Down by Lancaster Rhom he should bring up in the curio of the Day adding he s a very queer below and to got very Odd way9. For instance i should not wonder if he was today that i was tha madman and that he Vas bringing me but you must Lake care of him and not believe a word1 that lie says the keeper of Couise promised compliance and tie Lunatic walked Back to i i the inn where he still found the n Beer fast Abl Pep. To awoke him and they Tat Down to breakfast together. You re a Lazy fellow to be sleeping All is none of upon if doily t Loose your grasp Call who returned commanding honest Johnny in a the boys knew that Johnny would do As he said hence they not Only ceased tormenting him but stole away As if the police Weie already upon their track. When alone Johnny began to consider what it was Best to do. There Way that to saw by could be identified by which him. Was no the owner a thought struck would deliver it to tie police. But he should papers if he attended Day. Ning office of the chief of lose the Sale of Hii to it then and if he did his Mother and Little sister must go without bread that night for they had nothing to eat save that which Tho daily Sale of the newspapers bought. What should he do he paused awhile and than said Mother i am the you had rather go hungry to night i would rather too than keep purse until to Morrow morning. Let s sea he put his hand into his pocket and t have bad a Lone walk this mor fief dumb Zuj a Olio i. Thaw said the Lunatic. Thiee cents i be got Money enough this morning it Tritak him Henry i ten do flair scarfs at Stuart e. Charming land will than t you of tit i one of Corres Powl so nicely with my velvet i want to go out thit morn ing and Pettem fora they Lea grow on very Adeline mid Mitnow times pretty hard you know a dry Cai Elew kind of irritated me greatly. Besides that i knew he could get Scarf just As Well As not Pei haps my manner of it did not quite Ink his lordship. Gentleman who can afford Toby Antio vests at ten dollars can Haw no motive but penurious Ness for to their wires As much for i retorted As i Glanca d at Nonty which a few moments before hid Laid Fay of my requesting one for him he always tru its my in these matters. I spoke i should been sorry for it Toast to moment. Had not will then Turi Butu it to my i sup pow you Bate i tall you i ctn not it to said the i should buy a loaf of bread for Little sister s sup like to have a myself after breakfast por and breakfast and i will go without perhaps of will go with the Lunatic assented and after break so i will go at once away and carry the pulse where the owner can obtain the this and i took up fast they sat out the office leading Tho thus saying be trudged the Way toward the Asylum intending to Don one hand and a Large bundle one spa he Muscles cracked in the flame a and hib change but it never occurred to pers in other. He whistled As he Hen he Strech cd Foith his Light Anil Hoie i him to examine a helmet his order for although pinched cold and hunger he Felt Happy because he was do tile agony without a scream or a it was enough for him that he head the cheer of the sailors to the approaching boats the cry of tha Captain Tho women first and then every Man for himself and god for us and they Weie the last sounds that he heard. How 10 perished was not known whether Dizzie by the Smoko he lost his footing n ende avoiding to come for Waid and fell overboard or whether he was suffocated by the dense smoke Hia comrades could not Tell. At them Omen the vessel stick the boats Wero at her i Ide passengers la lots and Captain leaped into them of Imam for their save he to whom they owed everything escaped. He had died the death of a Christian had almost said of a Martyr his spirit wag commended into his father s hands and his body sleeps in peace by the Green Side of Lake if cannot be Earth is Man s Abi Ding place. It cannot that our life is a Bubble cast up by the of eternity to float a moment on its Waves and sink into nothingness. Else Why is it that Tho High and glorious leap like Angel s from Temple of Olin hearts Are forever wandering abroad satisfied Why is it mid Cloud Como Ove r us i with a Beauty that is not of Earth and leave us to Muse upon i heir faded Lovli nass1? Why i is it that stars which hold their festivals around Tho Midnight throne Are set above grasp of lira its faculties mocking us glory a id finally Why. Is it that Bright forms of Lisman Beauty if re i Safe. R Hon they got within sight of the aay Jing right. 1 what a fillc1 Lum tie Lunatic exclaimed what a Fine House that said Tho officer i should like to see the inside of it 1 observed the Lunatic. Well i Daie say they will let us in rough i will was tha response. They went to the door the officer rang after disposing of the purse and being called an honest Little fellow by the police he returned Homo and i elated to Mother How he had acted. She praised him for so doing and said he must d right if he should perish in the attempt the next morning Johnny went from quizzed As i washed my Tea and adjusted my hair for to eve ten dollars will this and can do without your rest Tho Bills left the room for he did not answer me "1 need it and must Havn i Solilo swollen Eye a walk Down Broadway but All the was a still Small Roice in Roy whispering do it go and Buly the Vest for your and at last would you believe it1 that inner voice i went Down to the tailor Vest and brought it Home. Heie it is Kenry. I selected the color i the Bell and the keeper whom the Lunatic his Home a Little bluer and colder than had previously seen made Bis appearance usual for to had had no supper or break with two or thee assistants. The officer to to full up stomach thereby ice pm aspirations which the Rainbow then pass off and with their Unap presented to tour View Ana then taken from the la Tousand streams to sow Back in Alpine torrent upon our hearts we Ware born to a higher docs tiny than that of Earth. There is a realm where the Rainbow Neter fades where the stars will be spread Oul before us like the islands that slumber the Ocean and where the Beautiful Eings which pass before i like ins will stay in our pretence then began to Fumble in his pockets for the older when the Lunatic produced it and gave it to Tho keeper saying this is the Man i spoke to you about. You will take cars of him shave his head and put a straight Waistcoat on the men immediately Laid hands on the poor Elf flyer who voc iterated loudly that the other was the madman and he the officer but As this Only confirmed the Story previously told by the Lunatic it did not at All tend to procure his liberation. H6 was taken away and became so indignantly furious that the straight Waistcoat was speedily put upon him and his head pc Havel Sec undue a Lent. Meanwhile the Lunatic walked deliberately Back to the inn paid the reckoning and eject out on his Toumey homeward. The Good people in the country were of course surprised on seeing Tho wrong Man return they Weie afraid that the Lunatic in a fit of frenzy had murdered the officer and they asked him with much trepidation what he had done with or. Steve Sori done with Saiu the Why i left him at the Lancaster Asylum As mid As which indeed was not very far from the truth for the wits of the officer Weie Well nigh upset by his unexpected detention and subs Quen met by madman treatment further inquiry was forthwith made by his neighbors and it iwas Tea the Man was actually in the Asylum magistrate s order was produced Tor to liberation and he Relur nod Home with a handkerchief tied round his head m lieu of covering which nature had bestowed Upo tji e cold out. At Nightfall he was going Home with a get heart for he had sold papers enough buy bread enough to last his Mother Stor a id himself Ono Day when he was the gentleman to whom he had which i thought would is it licht i said As i tatter dinner for some All i had Felt s Ever since i had resolved Scarf. To did not answer me such a look of tender Ness Lilling his dark handsome eyes As his lips Forhead that it was As my to keep crying outright. But 1 barn t told you to diverted the pulse on the previous Day my Little exclaimed the Gen Man patting him on the shoulder the urse Jou left Wilh to has been i turned the owner who by tha Way is an inti mate Fiji end of mine and to Reward you he As offered to take you into Hia pm plot and see what he can make of will he give me wages enough to buy my Mother and sister bread to anxiously Nuqui retd the lad. Returned the gentleman and More than that. Added Well icon see what hell do for thus a Jung to led the Way to a Large Brick dwelling nearly opposite to whet they had been talking. A slight ring at the door Bell brought of the purse to the door. He was informed by Bis Friend that the lad before him was the one to whom he was indebted for the recover y of Bis lost prop erty. Johnny met with a warm and Hearty Welcome from his new found Friend who nut Only promised to take the honest boy to Bis employ but that Mother and sister should be made Comfort table and hippy. Tears of Jey filled the Little Fel Low s eyes As he hastened to inform Mother of Hie Good Fortune. His Mother was Orer Joyed at the pleasing tidings of her son and she and Johnny never Afier had occasion to regret the epee etrog tip pure. Story yet. The night when to came Home to supper threw a Little bundle into my Lap. Greatly i hat it could be 1 opened it mid there would you was Scarlet Scarf the very one i had set my heart on at Siewart s yester selected the it you unfolded How my part much happier to forego tha but there dropped to my h As i could do e Cream of the Day. Of i said looking up and trying to thank him but my lips trem bled and then the tears dashed oter my Eyou Hes and to Drew my head to Bie heart and smoothed Down nay curls and Loving i words in Roy ear. Ile Tihoi a Long but of i my. Erht my Lea Sweet he it Man my husband Bat he in a one too Anc the right place after All Haid to Fino it sometimes me Roy heart never said a does to night god blew his heart in in Only it s a Little and it to no deeply As it him in Many a Green Valley
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